This fortnight's variation is Knock on the Door! We hope you'll enjoy this week's energetic variation. Great for practicing your fast footwork!
This fortnight's variation is Scoot on 1! Here's a lovely little accent on the one. This is a good variation to test your balance
The new year is a great time to try new things. Here are some compelling scientific reasons to have a go at lindy hop: Partner dancing is good for your brain! Studies have shown that partner dancing can reverse the signs of ageing in your brain and help prevent dementia. Physical touch is good for... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Shave and a Haircut! Have a little play with this oh so familiar rhythm For an extra challenge try it as a call and response with your partner (and send us the video!)
The swingout is probably the most iconic lindy hop move but it's not the easiest nut to crack. Ask any teacher when they perfected their swingout and most will tell you that they are still working on it. Whether you've just begun your lindy journey or have been taking classes for a few months we'll... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Kick It! &3&4 Kick it! Kick it real good! This one reminds me of the second half of a Shish-ka-boom-ba
This fortnight's variation is Slip Step! This slippy variation requires the follower to come in on 3--but don't panic you'll still have time to get round! (and its a good skill to work on) If your shoes aren't slippy enough for this variation check out our recent Cat's Corner post about shoes to find out... Continue Reading →
Join the Lindy Hop Revolution Lindy Hop is really growing in the UK. Originating from the 1930's we wouldn't really call it a "new" dance craze but it does seem like more and more people are having a go these days. Lindy Hop will even be featured on Strictly Come Dancing this week. If you... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Big Kick! Wow your audience with this power move Sometimes our variations are inspired by other dancers. This one is classic Helen. Check out those high kicks!
Drum roll please! Rattatat-rattatat-rattatat! Now announcing our Wednesday Courses schedule for 2019! Put these dates in your diary folks. All of these courses are 8:30-9:30pm at Dance Studio Leeds. We'll also have Lindy Hop Fundamentals running alongside these courses on the same dates in the 6:30-7:30pm slot. 9 Jan - 30 Jan Intro to Partnered... Continue Reading →